Born in 1952 in An Nakhas, Egypt, al-Laythi was a prominent Qari and among top Quranic figures in the country. He died in 2006.
In this footage, he recites verses 14 to 19 of Surah al-Nisa of the Holy Quran.
Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.
Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.
Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.